New £5m project supports UK’s nuclear waste disposal programme

Testing has started on a new system to seal deep boreholes

Copeland mulls hosting radioactive waste disposal site

The Working Group will now start the process of local discussions on whether Copeland could be the right place to build a Geological Disposal Facility, with the community ultimately deciding if it wants to host a GDF or not

New £20m project to support research into safe nuclear waste disposal

The Radioactive Waste Management Research Support Office will provide independent evidence-based research to underpin the development of a geological disposal facility in the UK

Environment protection key consideration when evaluating nuclear waste disposal sites

A Geological Disposal Facility will put waste hundreds of metres deep underground and will only be built where there is both a ‘willing community and a suitable site’

UK radioactive waste management boss to retire

Bruce McKirdy became the first Managing Director of Radioactive Waste Management, which aims to deliver a geological disposal facility in the UK

Radioactive Waste Management sets up advisory council

The organisation leading work on behalf of the UK Government to safely dispose of radioactive waste has established an external group of advisers. The Advisory Council will provide “expertise, balanced perspective and strategic direction” to support Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) as it moves towards delivering a geological disposal facility (GDF). The council members include experienced […]

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